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Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of rats?

Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of rats?

Rats: Peppermint oil has been used by some to repel them. Don't mean to be gross - but my father and I gigged rats with pitchforks that were in our barn. ...Read more

Dr. Holly Maes
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Sids (Definition)

SIDS stands for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. It defines as a group sudden death to newborns up to one year of age without an identifiable cause. If a cause of death can be identified, this cannot be defined as SIDS. Certain factors in the US are believed to contribute to a decreased rate Of SIDS, including sleeping on the back instead of the stomach, breast feeding, ...Read more


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Is there any ways for home cure of trichomoniasis? Anything at all?

Is there any ways for home cure of trichomoniasis? Anything at all?

No, but...: If properly diagnosed, taking a 2-gm single dose of metronidazoel or tinidazole is advised. There has been no known effective topical agent for trich. Besides, may trich-infected persons are free of symptoms. More? Ask your doc timely. To get the related thing for good care done correctly, follow instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for the first stages of hammer toe?

Are there any home remedies for the first stages of hammer toe?

Try a splint: The early stages of hammertoes have a soft tissue component that causes the toes to contract. A hammertoe splint is useful at this stage. An example can be found at http://www.Ourdoctorstore.Com/schneider/store/item.Asp?Item_id=390&department_id=52. ...Read more

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Which babies are at risk for sids?

Which babies are at risk for sids?

Smoking, prone sleep: Not only is there no treatment to prevent sids, it is the most common cause of death in infants. We DO know risk factors are smoking, NOT breastfeeding, Warm room temperature, baby wearing a hat to sleep, and prone sleeping. So the least SIDS risk is the baby who is breastfed, put down to sleep on his back, in a 68 degree room, without a hat, in a nonsmoking environment. ...Read more

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Are there safe over-the-counter remedies of the flu for children?

Are there safe over-the-counter remedies of the flu for children?

Yes and no: There are several treatment for flu symptoms, but antiviral treatments are prescribed, the sooner the better. ...Read more

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Are there any kind of home remedies for the blues?

Are there any kind of home remedies for the blues?

Many good options: Serious depression is best treated by doctors, but exercise can help a great deal. Natural treatments like 5-HTP, SAMe, Rhodiola & the Meriva form of Curcumin are as helpful as most meds. Talking with friends, family or a pastor/minister can help. Meditation, healthy diet, B complex with the L-5-MTHF form of folate (folic acid) & a good multivit. can also help. Avoid artificial sweeteners. Try helping others! ...Read more

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Are there home remedies and a healthy routine for curing nocturnal emmisions(wet dreams)?

Are there home remedies and a healthy routine for curing nocturnal emmisions(wet dreams)?

No: If you are a normal, sexually-mature male and do not masturbate or have a partner, you will have wet dreams. One of the cults teaches that these are unhealthy. This is a lie intended to frighten teenagers. I personally know one pastor who left the cult rather than teach this. Being a man is difficult enough without having this frightening and false put into your head. ...Read more

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Are there any type of over-the-counter remedies for getting an autistic child to go to sleep at night?

Are there any type of over-the-counter remedies for getting an autistic child to go to sleep at night?

Melatonin: Melatonin is the first otc that comes to mind. Typically 3mg. There are forms of melatonin in an oral spray available online if the child can't do pills. I have also had parents report that an epsomsalt bath to soak in help them sleep. ...Read more

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Is there a danger of silicosis at home?

No: This is a disease from occupational exposures to fine silica such as in mining. There is no such exposure in a typical home dwelling. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do for intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy at home?

Are there things I can do for intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy at home?

Uncertain: Cause and treatment of intra-hepatic cholestasis are uncertain. Since it is often associated with itching, you need to protect your skin with emollients and refrain from scratching your skin. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of acne?

Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of acne?

No: The home remedies don't work. I'm sorry to disappoint you, but this is the 21st century and real science rules. Being young is hard enough without having acne; even in our dysfunctional health-care system, it should be easy to manage your acne. A good start is benzoyl peroxide (otc) plus topical Clindamycin perhaps with a retinoic acid derivative; oral antibiotics if needed later. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any at home remedies for Lyme disease?

Are there any at home remedies for Lyme disease?

No: See a doctor if you think yopu may have lyme dsease and do not try to treat it yourself, at home. ...Read more

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Can there be any home remedies for curing acne during pregnancy?

Can there be any home remedies for curing acne during pregnancy?

No: Your physician may offer topical clindamycin. This could be your best choice. Congratulations on your pregnancy and good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any natural home remedies for a child with social anxiety?

Are there any natural home remedies for a child with social anxiety?

No: There are not proven non-medical remedies (such as homeopathic products, herbal products, foods, or drinks) that are effective for social anxiety in a child. Parents should not feed a child foods that cause symptoms which might increase his anxiety (giving a lactose-intolerant child cheese early during a party can cause stomach aches and gassiness later in the party). Good treatment is behavioral. ...Read more

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Are there any claims of home remedies for killing cancer cells?

Are there any claims of home remedies for killing cancer cells?

Well, yes...: ..Plenty of claims. No proven results. I'm sure there are some naturopaths and homeopaths who would argue this point, but i would suggest you manage your cancer with a reputable oncologist. No one would argue that good balanced nutrition, adequate rest, and a healthy lifestyle will help a patient fight his/her disease, to some degree. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there any possibilities of inventing remedies for genitical night blindness?

Is there any possibilities of inventing remedies for genitical night  blindness?

I think you : Need to ask your doctor. But you have a genetic loss of a part of your visual system. That is not easy to replace. ...Read more

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Is there any over-the-counter or home remedies for yeast infections during pregnancy? I'm 13 weeks.

Probably not: There are a lot of "old wives tales tales" about how to take care of this problem & you should not listen to them. Considering your health and the health of your unborn child the best physician to give you the answer to your question is your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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What are the home remedies for pneumonia in children?

What are the home remedies for pneumonia in children?

Simply said: Full bedrest , plenty of fluids, eat healthy meals and follow advice of physician and take all prescribed medications as directed. Do not miss your follow up appointment! ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Katz
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Sudden Infant Death (Definition)

SIDS is the unexplained death, usually during sleep, of a seemingly healthy baby less than a year old. SIDS is sometimes known as crib death because the infants often die in their cribs. To prevent it babies should sleep on their back, no blankets, bumpers or pillow, no stuffed animals in cribs, avoid second hand-smoking, avoid co-sleeping in ...Read more